How to Export and Save Your Bookmarks From Firefox

Backing up your bookmarks is a smart move -- in the event that you need to reinstall Firefox or switch to another browser, this process ensures that you won't lose the links to your favorite websites. Firefox makes it easy to export your bookmarks in several formats that are compatible with other popular browsers.

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You can both back up and restore your bookmarks from the same menu.
The Bookmarks icon is just to the left of the Bookmark icon, which is labeled with a star.

Click the bookmarks icon and select "Show All Bookmarks" to open the Bookmarks Library window.

"Backup" is the first option listed under "Import and Backup."

Click "Import and Backup."

Folders appear on the left column of the window.

Select "Backup..." to export your bookmarks as a JSON file, or "Export Bookmarks to HTML" to save them as an HTML file. Select the folder to which you want to export your bookmarks and click "Save."

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